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Putnam County Hospital is committed to creating a healthcare team that is dedicated to giving exceptional care to every patient, every time. While our hospital campus is located in Greencastle, Indiana, we also staff physician offices at North Putnam Family Healthcare and Family Medicine of Cloverdale. Please browse our currently openings and apply if you find an opportunity that fits you!
Please note: all completed applications will only be kept on file for 6 months.
To apply, please fill out the online application, which is available when you place your mouse over the Employment link located at the top of the page. You will also be able to upload your resume to attach with your application.

CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS/RESUMES FOR THE FOLLOWING:

Oncology Registered Nurse Job Description 

1. Maintain competency through continued education as provided by workshops, in-services, independent study programs as offered through the Oncology Nursing Society, Pharmaceutical Companies, and professional medical associations. Complete an annual competency as provided per the PCH Oncology Program and participate in the annual skills fair provided for all nursing a by PCH. RN will be responsible for supplying updated CEU’s for PCH personal file.

2. All nurses are required to achieve Chemotherapy/Immunotherapy Certification through the Oncology Nursing Society within 6 months of hire. This certification will need to be maintained with re-certification every 2 years.

3. Strive for Oncology Certification as recommended by the American College of Surgeons and the Oncology Nursing Society. This is not mandatory, but an achievable goal that would enhance the skills of the Oncology RN and is a standard of excellence for the management and treatment of cancer patients.

4. All Nurses working in Oncology are required to be ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) certified. It is the RN’s responsibility to maintain this certification while working in Oncology. (Certification and re-certification classes will be offered free of charge to PCH employees.)

5. All Oncology Nurses are required to organize personal skills to:

A. Evaluate daily patient schedule, review patient orders, and prepare to administer quality patient care each clinic day.

B. Be cognizant of patient status and take personal responsibility to meet patient needs by assessment, contacting the physician when required, and following physician orders.

C. Participate in Oncology Team nursing for the betterment of cancer patients. Assist fellow nurses when needed in patient care.

D. Take responsibility for additional duties/roles as assigned by the manager such as Outreach Coordinator, Research Representative, medication ordering, helping with Cancer Conference or Cancer Committee, or other assignments necessary to run an efficient and effective cancer center. Nurses may be asked to volunteer for various outreach projects so that these extra-curricular activities will be shared by all staff to ease the burden on the outreach coordinator.

E. Take responsibility that proper documentation is essential to quality patient care, patient safety, and re-imbursement. Determine that current physician orders are documented in each actively treated chemotherapy patient chart.

F. Work with Office Manager and Assistant Office Manager for proper billing and insurance issues.

G. Direct activities of LPN and/or Assistant Manager during patient contact. Ultimate responsibility of patient care is with the oncology trained RN.

H. Documentation is most crucial to good and reasonable continuation of community-based patient cancer care. It is the Oncology RN’s obligation, as well as a moral and ethical duty to furnish good documentation to further our program.

Documentation includes:

a. Recording vital signs, including weight, height, and pain assessment. Include pain medication used and effectiveness.

b. Recording nursing assessment and documentation of needs and outcomes.

c. Recording of a Nursing Plan of Care and Survivorship Care Plan for every patient receiving infusion chemotherapy.

d. Chemotherapy orders reviewed and documentation of review. Evaluation and documentation of labs and physical findings to determine eligibility of those receiving chemotherapy treatments.

e. Chemotherapy administration and tolerance. (Use the 5 “R’s” of medication administration.)

f. Patient’s return schedule with dates and times for future tests, treatments, and RTC visits.

g. Completion of charge sheets for proper billing. All charges will be reviewed by Office Manager.

I. It is the duty of the RN to keep work and patient areas free from clutter.

J. Review patient clinic records and inform physician of any changes or abnormal test findings in a timely fashion.

K. Manage work time in a way that is beneficial to patients, co-workers, and the flow of workdays so that clients receive efficient, effective patient care.

L. Phone Triage for patient calls to evaluate issues and advise clients when to come to clinic/hospital as needed.

Imaging Services Assistant

Relieves the radiologic technologists of such clerical duties as typing forms, filing, logging daily patient work, mailing of reports and disposition of films when required by physicians or insurance companies. Assists in transporting patients by wheelchair or gurney to and from the Imaging Services Department. Develops the exposed radiographs to produce roentgen graph images. Greets outpatients, sets up their appointments and gives patients the proper outpatient examination “prep forms”. Participates in CQI activities.

Environmental Services

Putnam County Hospital is looking for Housekeeping associates committed to providing a clean environment for our customers. Experience preferred but NOT required, will train. If you are a self- motivated, customer friendly person and able to work independently once trained, WE NEED YOU… Apply for the positions and become a part of the PCH family.

Full Time & Part Time, Benefit Eligible

Surgery RN job description

RN pre-op, surgery and PACU.
Full-time, benefit eligible.
BLS mandatory prior to hire
ACLS, PALS, conscious sedation mandatory within first year of hire.
Excellent customer service
Call required.
Hours vary
Experience preferred but not mandatory  

Job Summary:

Under the general supervision of the laboratory director and bench supervisor, the medical technologist/technician processes laboratory specimens and performs all laboratory procedures (including phlebotomy) in a prompt, accurate, and reliable manner according to established hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Maintains laboratory records including quality control and maintenance. Assists in maintaining laboratory inventory. Additional miscellaneous duties as assigned. Note: In the event of staffing issues, employees may be responsible for shifts other than those for which the employee was hired. Laboratory management will provide as much advance notice as possible in the event of any schedule changes. 

Alternating Monday – Thursday and Tuesday – Friday, 8:00 pm – 6:00 am

Position Requirements:

  •  Associate of Science or Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology, Biology, Chemistry, or related science
  • Certification preferred.

Language Skills:

  • Ability to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.

Computer Skills:

  • Basic computer knowledge required.

JOB SUMMARY:

Provides general medical office support for a team of physicians and other health care professionals, including phone reception, appointment scheduling, collecting insurance information, checking patient eligibility, assisting self-pay and underinsured patients in the financial aid process as well as completing and filing any other necessary paperwork. Treats and cares for patients demonstrating an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process. Assesses patient needs and responds to customers while demonstrating an understanding of their differences.

Full Time, Benefit Eligible

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience in a customer service setting
  • Ability to perform office tasks
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Knowledge of ICD-10, CPT coding, medical terminology, and AllScripts EHR preferred.

Job Summary:

ROI: The Health Information Management ROI is directly responsible to the Director of HIM. Responsibilities include but not limited to the protection of patient medical records by releasing them according to HIPAA regulations and those of the facility. ROI Specialist will handle all walk-in requests, log requests handled by other departments, run statistics for Quality measures and the Director of HIM. Additionally, the nature of work in the Health Information Management Department is such that cross training is necessary to enable staff to perform some tasks at grade levels other than their own in the event of position vacancies, vacation, sick leave, or backlogs.

Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm  

SPECIFIC DUTIES

ROI:

  • Answer incoming calls in a professional manner. Answer all questions and direct calls to appropriate areas.
  • Releases all records in accordance with federal and state guidelines.
  • Keeps a good working relationship with 3rd party records releasing agency.
  • Files accurately and in date order.
  • Maintains registration for Patient Portal.
  • Runs daily reports completely and accurately.
  • Maintains a 98% accuracy rate in filing of loose reports and patient records.
  • Assists in retrieving medical records for physician completion.
  • Turns in statistical reports in a timely manner to appropriate departments.
  • Files loose sheets frequently and in the appropriate area of the chart.
  • Maintains a log of all employer drug screens and releases them to the employer in a timely manner after completion.
  • Completes other duties as assigned.
  • Handles all incoming fax requests for medical records. Sends records to requesting facility or lets them know there are not records.
  • Maintains a good working relationship within the department and with other departments. Promotes teamwork.

CREDENTIALING

  • Completes primary source verifications for credentialing files.
  • Maintains provider credentialing files in an organized fashion and conducts internal file audits.
  • Tracks license/DEA, Malpractice, and certification expiration for all providers to ensure timely renewals.
  • Responds in a timely manner to inquiries from other healthcare organizations.
  • Maintains confidentiality and safeguards all information related to the credentialing process and Medical Staff services.
  • Assists with completing Malpractice applications.
  • Maintains provider demographic data in the credentialing software database to include tracking and collection of expirable documents (licensure, professional liability insurance, certifications, health status, and outside hospital affiliations).
  • Collects the specified documents on the physicians who are requesting staff privileges and presents them to the President of the Medical Staff and then credentials committee to review.
  • Handles correspondence and other diverse administrative duties for the physicians on the medical staff.
  • Handles other tasks as assigned.

PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
  • Completes annual education requirements (Health Streams).
  • Wears identification while on duty.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Reports to work on time and as scheduled, completes work within designated time.
  • Uses time clock appropriately.
  • Punctual – late clock-ins limited to one per pay period.
  • Represents the Health Information Management Department and the hospital in a positive and professional manner.
  • Complies with all hospital policies.
  • Appropriate requests made for non-emergency absences.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in recognizing and participating in staffing needs.

SKILLS

  • Proper handling of highly sensitive or confidential information
  • Customer service
  • Communication (both orally and written)
  • Computer
  • Problem-solving
  • Effective teamwork
  • Producing high quantity and quality work
  • Relating and interacting with staff at all levels of the organization
  • Organizing and prioritizing
  • Self-motivation
  • Excellent understanding of HIPAA regulation

EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Preferred education in Medical Office Administration, Health Information Technology, or equivalent degree
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in medical field

Job Summary:

Responsible for user support and customer service for hospital supported computer applications. Writes complex reports using Crystal Reports, SQL queries and other software required for reporting to internal managers and government agencies as needed. Performs on-call functions for the Hospital as needed. Follows the facility’s policies and procedures, local, state and federal regulations.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree required.
  • Must have prior hospital experience.
  • 2+ years relevant work experience including but not limited to knowledge/exposure to the following technologies: Crystal Reports, SQL, and Microsoft Excel.
  • Thorough knowledge of HIPAA regulations and other state and federal privacy and confidentiality of information requirements
  • Strong knowledge of relational databases
  • CPSI (hospital EMR) software knowledge helpful, but not required.
  • Experience in AllScripts or T-System a plus.
  • Ability to pick up on new software quickly
  • Use high-level analysis, design and technical skills
  • Advanced level of expertise in Excel including experience with macros, pivot tables, and pivot charts
  • Must have excellent data analytical, data management, and math skills
  • Rotate on-call duties every other week.
  • Must be flexible, work well under pressure, and have the ability to readily adapt to change.
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent assignments to meet reporting deadlines. A highly motivated team player that contributes to an atmosphere in which people work together to produce outstanding results.
  • Ability to work independently to research issues
  • Experience analyzing large data sets
  • Experience with PowerShell a plus
  • Experience with DbVisualizer a plus
  • Prior experience with data visualization software a plus
  • Experience with pulling data for DSH report and annual cost report a plus

Specific Job Functions:

  • Edit, develop, and produce routine operational reports.
  • Responsible for management of all applications of CPSI system, including installing system updates, troubleshooting interface another other issues, assisting users, and maintaining/creating electronic forms.
  • Query data using Crystal Reports and/or other ad hoc query tools to produce ad hoc reports upon request.
  • Extract data from various hospital EMRs and use technical/analytical skills to produce reporting for management.
  • Help create data extracts to integrate internal and /or external systems.
  • Document sources of reports and steps necessary to generate complex reports
  • Support users by working the queue on open work orders in the TrackIT Work Order system.
  • Support departmental initiatives as requested.
  • Continually educates and updates the staff with any changes within CPSI.
  • Grant CPSI access to users with appropriate security access for their role.
  • Writes and maintains reports required for external consultants and various Government Agencies such as: the IRS, Medicare, Medicaid, third party payers, IHA, ISDH, IHIE, and Claim Aid
  • Responsible for updating charges in the item master
  • Backs up the Clinical IT as needed to diagnose and resolve technical hardware and software issues
  • Reports to CFO

The MA/LPN is responsible for performing a variety of duties working collaboratively with the medical provider and office manager/supervisor. They may be involved in both the clinical and clerical duties of the practice in order to deliver optimal patient care services within the scope of the MA/LPN’s professional expertise. MA’s/LPN’s may provide care which is considered routine, poses little potential hazard for the patient, involve little or no modification from one client-care situation to another, be performed with a predictable outcome, or does not inherently involve ongoing assessments, interpretations, or decision-making, which could not be logically separated from the procedure itself.

Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm

Experience, Education, and Certification Requirements:

  • Previous experience in a clinical office setting
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Knowledge of ICD-10, CPT coding, medical terminology, and Allscripts EHR preferred.
PHARMACY TECHNICIAN I

The Pharmacy Department is currently seeking a friendly, patient- and team-focused Pharmacy Technician. This individual will work under the direction of a pharmacist to manage the drug distribution process in the hospital, including: stocking medications in patient care areas; processing and filling employee prescriptions; preparing sterile products and chemotherapy; purchasing and inventory control activities; performing medication area inspections; participating in quality improvement activities; working in multiple computer systems. The position is part-time (20 hour/wk), day shift, M-F with some holidays. 

Qualifications for Pharmacy Technician
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Current Indiana pharmacy technician license
  • Pharmacy Technician National Certification preferred
  • Prior hospital experience
  • Basic proficiency in typing and Microsoft Office applications
  • Good communication and customer service skills

Provides general medical office support for a team of physicians and other health care professionals, including phone reception, appointment scheduling, collecting insurance information, checking patient eligibility, assisting self-pay and underinsured patients in the financial aid process as well as completing and filing any other necessary paperwork. Treats are cares for patients demonstrating an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process. Assesses patient needs and responds to customers while demonstrating an understanding of their differences.

Hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm

Experience, Education, and Certification Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience in a customer service setting
  • Ability to perform office tasks
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Knowledge of ICD-10, CPT coding, medical terminology, and Allscripts HER preferred.

The MA/LPN is responsible for performing a variety of duties working collaboratively with the medical provider and office manager/supervisor. They may be involved in both the clinical and clerical duties of the practice in order to deliver optimal patient care services within the scope of the MA/LPN’s professional expertise. MA’s/LPN’s may provide care which is considered routine, poses little potential hazard for the patient, involve little or no modification from one client-care situation to another, be performed with a predictable outcome, or does not inherently involve ongoing assessments, interpretations, or decision-making, which could not be logically separated from the procedure itself.

Experience, Education, and Certification Requirements:

  • Previous experience in a clinical office setting
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Knowledge of ICD-10, CPT coding, medical terminology, and Allscripts EHR preferred.

Charge Nurse:

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the emergency care setting. Provides care that reflects initiative, flexibility and responsibility indicative of professional expectation with a minimum of supervision. Is able to triage safely, rapidly and accurately, every patient that enters the emergency care system. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs, as well as factors influencing patient flow through the system. Communicates with ED physicians about changes in patient’s status, symptomatology and results of diagnostic studies. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. This position has a category I exposure. She/he works under the direction of the ED Nurse Manager and collaborates with the RN in charge. All age groups will be encountered by this position, infants through geriatrics.

Regulatory Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; prefer at least 1 year of prior experience in an acute care setting.
  • Current RN licensure in the State of Indiana.
  • Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification.
  • Must complete ACLS course within 1 year of working in the ER.
  • Must complete PALS course within 1 year of working in the ER.
  • Must pass ER competency skills.
  • Successful completion of arrhythmia course upon hire to the ER.
  • Prior IV Therapy experience or completion of IV Therapy course upon hire to ER.
  • TNCC and/or ENPC recommended within one (1) year of hire.
  • CEN Advanced Certification encouraged.
House Supervisor:

The Nursing House Supervisor is responsible for promoting and maintaining quality patient care through effective management of the activities for the total patient care services during his/her assigned shift. In the absence of the Administrator and/or designee, the Nursing House Supervisor has the authority and responsibility for administrative decisions and appropriate notification of the Administrator-on-Call.

Regulatory Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and holds current licensure in the state as a registered professional nurse.
  • An Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or equivalent.
  • Experience as a staff nurse and manager.

The MA/LPN is responsible for performing a variety of duties working collaboratively with the medical provider and office manager/supervisor. They may be involved in both the clinical and clerical duties of the practice in order to deliver optimal patient care services within the scope of the MA/LPN’s professional expertise. MA’s/LPN’s may provide care which is considered routine, poses little potential hazard for the patient, involve little or no modification from one client-care situation to another, be performed with a predictable outcome, or does not inherently involve ongoing assessments, interpretations, or decision-making, which could not be logically separated from the procedure itself.

Experience, Education, and Certification Requirements:

  • Current MA Certification or LPN license
  • Previous experience in a clinical office setting
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Knowledge of ICD-10, CPT coding, medical terminology, and Allscripts EHR preferred.

Patient Transporter Job Responsibilities:

Helps patients by transporting them to and from appointments.

Patient Transporter Job Duties:

  • Transports patients to and from appointments.
  • Being punctual and attentive to procedure schedules; demonstrating caring and cultural sensitivity.
  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with federal and state legal regulations.

Patient Transporter Skills and Qualifications:

Must have current IN Driver’s License with a clean driving record, Customer Service, Customer Focus, Bedside Manner, Physical Fitness, Verbal Communication, Listening, Decision Making, Patient Services

The MA/LPN is responsible for performing a variety of duties working collaboratively with the medical provider and office manager/supervisor. They may be involved in both the clinical and clerical duties of the practice in order to deliver optimal patient care services within the scope of the MA/LPN’s professional expertise. MA’s/LPN’s may provide care which is considered routine, poses little potential hazard for the patient, involve little or no modification from one client-care situation to another, be performed with a predictable outcome, or does not inherently involve ongoing assessments, interpretations, or decision-making, which could not be logically separated from the procedure itself.

Requirements:

  • Current MA Certification or LPN license
  • Previous experience in a clinical office setting
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Knowledge of ICD-10, CPT coding, medical terminology, and Allscripts EHR preferred.

We are currently seeking a friendly, patient-focused person who is responsible for greeting incoming patients with exceptional customer service skills, distributing paperwork to the necessary departments, entering relevant information into the Electronic Medical Record (EMR); including insurance as well as demographic information, and being a team player who works well with co-workers and other departments. You must be flexible to fill in extra shifts.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Enter and verify all patient demographics and billing information at the time of check-in.
  • Handle inquiries and patients arriving for testing.
  • Ensure all paperwork is properly filled out and entered into the system.
  • Collect balances due at time of check-in.
  • Direct patients to various areas of the hospital.
  • Answer phones and transfer calls to appropriate departments successfully
  • Obtain signed statements.
  • Store patients’ valuables.
  • Record payments.
  • Perform insurance data entry.
  • Perform admissions and transfers in a very timely manner
  • Follow all Hospital and Departmental Policies and Procedures

The position is Fridays from 6:30 am-7:00 pm, Saturdays from 7:00 am-7:00 pm, and Sundays from 7:00 am-7:00 pm. You MUST be flexible to fill in extra shifts, if needed.

Required:

  • High School Diploma
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Organizational Skills
The MA/LPN is responsible for performing a variety of duties working collaboratively with the medical provider and office manager/supervisor. They may be involved in both the clinical and clerical duties of the practice in order to deliver optimal patient care services within the scope of the MA/LPN’s professional expertise. MA’s/LPN’s may provide care which is considered routine, poses little potential hazard for the patient, involve little or no modification from one client-care situation to another, be performed with a predictable outcome, or does not inherently involve ongoing assessments, interpretations, or decision-making, which could not be logically separated from the procedure itself.

Putnam County Hospital’s Practice Manager works closely with physicians and staff to oversee daily operations of the practice and align it with the organizations mission and strategic vision.
Key requirements involve the development, planning, coordinating and implementing business plan and strategy.
This involves budgets and overseeing all aspects of the daily operation of the business including business expansion; office coding, billing and collections; promote patient satisfaction and perform service recovery; employee management and training; policy & procedure management; medical record management; technical issues; physical office issue resolution; physician issue resolution; daily flow and evaluating standards of care for patients.
The Practice Manager will be responsible for the development of process improvement opportunities and policy management. An effective Practice Manager enhances operational effectiveness while emphasizing cost containment without jeopardizing important innovation and quality of care.
The Practice Manager will position the practice to be in compliance with all regulatory and accrediting agencies and encourages community education and marketing through various related activities and overall acts as the liaison and a channel of communication between the practice and PCH executives. This is an exempt position that is full-time and benefit eligible. Employment is subject to a 90 day probationary period with 4 – 6 weeks’ notice requested for resignation.

  • Skills in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of professional clinical intake assessment and patient triage protocols and procedures.
  • Previous experience in the healthcare field.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Exceptional technical skills including experience with Microsoft Office products and an electronic health record.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment and resolve conflict when necessary.
  • Knowledge of staff hiring procedures.
  • Ability to supervise and train employees including organizing, prioritizing and scheduling work assignments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Employee development and performance management skills.
  • Skilled in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Knowledge of budgeting cost estimating and fiscal management principles and procedures
  • Ability to develop and maintain record keeping systems and procedures

Ability to foster a team approach.

Putnam County Hospital is looking for Housekeeping Associates committed to providing a clean environment for our customers.
Experience is preferred. Must be able to work independently once trained in infection control practices that keep our public safe. If you are a self-motivated, customer friendly, person who takes pride in providing a clean and safe environment, apply for this position and become part of the PCH family.

The MA/LPN is responsible for performing a variety of duties working collaboratively with the medical provider and office manager/supervisor. They may be involved in both the clinical and clerical duties of the practice in order to deliver optimal patient care services within the scope of the MA/LPN’s professional expertise. MA’s/LPN’s may provide care which is considered routine, poses little potential hazard for the patient, involve little or no modification from one client-care situation to another, be performed with a predictable outcome, or does not inherently involve ongoing assessments, interpretations, or decision-making, which could not be logically separated from the procedure itself.

Requirements:

  • Current MA Certification or LPN license
  • Previous experience in a clinical office setting
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Knowledge of ICD-10, CPT coding, medical terminology, and Allscripts EHR preferred.
  • Knowledge of third party payer procedures and collection techniques. Ability to deal effectively with patients and co-workers. Good follow through skills. Ability to communicate clearly
  • Post cash/check receipts (co-pays) and miscellaneous monies received via the mail and interoffice into the computer and prepare daily bank deposit by remote deposit, CC online or deposit slips. Post insurance/patient payments received via lock box or EFT daily.
  • Process refunds and payment plans daily. Post and issue refunds
  • Process Collections Agency Remits weekly
  • Respond to inquiries concerning account balances, third party payments, etc., from patients, relatives and/or third party payers in a timely manner.
  • Routinely review all claims that have been entered into the system for 30-45 days within your designated insurance group
  • Contact third party payers by telephone or online that have failed to make appropriate payments with follow up correspondence (or fax), as indicated.
  • Demonstrates good judgment and reasoning when investigating and solving problems. Demonstrates good judgment in respecting the confidentiality of patient and employee information. Seeks guidance and direction in the performance of responsibilities and duties. Consistently acts as a customer service representative for the company.
  • Works well with supervisor and all others in positions of authority. Maintains cooperative working relationship with all personnel. Promotes a high degree of morale and spirit of motivation within the office. This includes the degree of cooperation, communication and coordination between this function and other employees. Demonstrates ability to tactfully handle difficult situations.
  • Consistently shows ability to recognize and deal with priorities.
  • Performs all duties in an independent manner with minimal direction and supervision. Recognizes and performs duties which need to be performed although not directly assigned
  • Make reasonable efforts to limit the use and disclosure of (PHI) Protected Health Information to the Minimum Necessary in order to perform job. Maintains a well-groomed appropriate appearance. Maintains a clean, well-kept work area. Follows all safety rules.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

This is a Full time, benefit eligible position working Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

· Knowledge of third party payer procedures and collection techniques. Ability to deal effectively with patients and co-workers. Good follow through skills. Ability to communicate clearly

· Facilitates Patient Financial Services compliance with regulatory processes and procedures

· Review LCD guidelines to ensure that all compliance and regulatory processes are met before claim is released. Coordinate with medical records correct and accurate diagnosis on claims.

· Post cash/check receipts (co-pays) and miscellaneous monies received via the mail and interoffice into the computer and prepare daily bank deposit by remote deposit, CC online or deposit slips. Post insurance/patient payments received via lock box or EFT daily.

· Acts as a resource to billing staff for problem solving difficult accounts; through information system issues, training and billing systems.

· Coordinate all daily closing and billing files, export claims to billing system to produce daily workloads.

· Complete all credit quarterly 838 reports for Medicare

· Process refunds and payment plans daily. Post and issue refunds

· Track all late charges to insure the import files are complete and accurate

· Monitor all yearly CPT and revenue codes updates to insure compliant billing guidelines

· Troubleshoot billing system issues. Work with management to resolve and implement all change needed. Communicate changes to other staff members.

· Answers questions from patients, staff and insurance companies

· Review weekly statements to patient to ensure accuracy and monitor any system issues

· Proactively communicates with a staff members in an accurate and timely manner

· Understand and Adheres to HIPPA and PHI guidelines

· Maintains a well-groomed, appropriate appearance. Maintains a clean, well-kept work area. Follows all safety rules.

· Works within specified deadlines and stressful situations.

· Follows the chain of command when there are concerns or questions.

· Works overtime when necessary to meet department goals and objectives

· Perform all other duties, tasks or special projects as assigned by management

The MA/LPN is responsible for performing a variety of duties working collaboratively with the medical provider and office manager/supervisor. They may be involved in both the clinical and clerical duties of the practice in order to deliver optimal patient care services within the scope of the MA/LPN’s professional expertise. MA’s/LPN’s may provide care which is considered routine, poses little potential hazard for the patient, involve little or no modification from one client-care situation to another, be performed with a predictable outcome, or does not inherently involve ongoing assessments, interpretations, or decision-making, which could not be logically separated from the procedure itself.

Requirements:

  • Current MA Certification or LPN license
  • Previous experience in a clinical office setting
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Knowledge of ICD-10, CPT coding, medical terminology, and Allscripts EHR preferred.

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the critical care setting. Communicates with physicians about changes in patients clinical condition including hemodynamic monitoring, results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • RN with current, active Indiana license
  • BLS certification required

Must be:

  • Reliable, compassionate, professional, and a patient advocate.
  • Organized, work effectively independently and within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Able to recognize changing patient conditions and effectively communicate with physician and other team members.

Putnam County Hospital is looking for Housekeeping Associates committed to providing a clean environment for our customers.
Experience is preferred. Must be able to work independently once trained in infection control practices that keep our public safe. If you are a self-motivated, customer friendly, person who takes pride in providing a clean and safe environment, apply for this position and become part of the PCH family.

Competitive Salaries | Tuition Reimbursement | Comprehensive Health Insurance | Clinical Support

We are currently seeking licensed LMHCs and LCSWs to join our Behavioral Health team. This position will be based out of Putnam County Hospital’s family practices. This position is full-time, and will require on-call shifts during some weekends and evenings.

Position responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Providing evidence-based assessment and intervention services within the context of primary care mental health integration visits and the delivery of general outpatient treatment services.
  • Conducting functional behavioral assessments and design brief/single-session interventions that promote behavior change within the context of primary care mental health integration visits.
  • Utilizing motivational interviewing techniques to promote healthy behavior changes within the context of primary care mental health and general outpatient visits.
  • Carrying out psychosocial assessments and collaboratively establish treatment specific/measurable goals that can be met using evidence-based interventions.
  • Handling a patient caseload consisting of primary care mental health integration, general outpatient therapy, and consultations.

Current licensure as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor or Licensed Clinical Social Worker by the State of Indiana is required. Must demonstrate competency in using evidenced-based treatments for mental and behavioral health interventions.

Requirements:

  • Current licensure as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor or Licensed Clinical Social Worker by the State of Indiana.
  • Prefer at least 1 to 3 years’ experience in clinical therapy
  • Must demonstrate competency in using evidenced-based treatments for mental and behavioral health interventions.

Job Summary: Provides direct and indirect patient care in the emergency care setting. Provides care that reflects initiative, flexibility and responsibility indicative of professional expectation with a minimum of supervision. Is able to triage safely, rapidly and accurately, every patient that enters the emergency care system. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs, as well as factors influencing patient flow through the system. Communicates with ED physicians about changes in patient’s status, symptomatology and results of diagnostic studies. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. This position has a category I exposure. She/he works under the direction of the ED Nurse Manager and collaborates with the RN in charge. All age groups will be encountered by this position, infants through geriatrics. 

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

  • Correctly triages and assigns triage system appropriately.
  • Recognizes life-threatening situations immediately and notifies
  • Is knowledgeable of Emergency Room Standard of Care and follows standards when caring for patients.
  • Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with other specialists as required and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients and the general patient population.
  • Prioritizes patient care according to severity of presenting complaints.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Ability to monitor hemodynamic status of patient and correctly interpret the results.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring, identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately.
  • Maintains current knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and his/her clinical condition.
  • Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Administers IM meds by proper route, site, and dilution technique.
  • Prepares, hangs, monitors and discontinues IV fluids. Calculates IV drip rates correctly.
  • Documents medication administration by route, time, dosage, drug, effect of med, and any adverse reactions and provides signature.
  • Can start IV’s.
  • Can properly and accurately set up for emergency procedures such as cricothyrotomy, lumbar puncture, chest tubes, and tracheostomy.
  • Demonstrates the ability to assist ER physicians with such procedures in the ER.
  • Able to monitor patient during and after procedure and assesses condition and plans nursing care accordingly.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of lab requirements and requisitions.
  • Checks cardiac monitor, oxygen tank supply, and Crash Cart every shift.
  • Can be team leader/member of Code Blue situation.
  • ACLS certified.
  • Remains calm and can quickly locate items on Crash Cart.
  • Quickly and efficiently sets up cardiac monitor for monitoring and defib.
  • Provides efficient, skilled care to all in a friendly, non-biased manner.
  • Provides timely updates of patient condition and adequately explains treatments and procedures to patient and family.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of admission process to the hospital when necessary.
  • Discharge instructions given to all ER patients treated and released.
  • Transfers to other acute care facilities are completed according to policy and COBRA regulations.
  • Maintains accurate and continued nursing documentation including patient histories, conditions, treatments, responses and assessment of changes.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and family. Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patients served. Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.
  • Interacts professionally with patient and family and involves patient and family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based on identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning; includes family in teaching, as appropriate.
  • Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, performance improvement program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients and families in accordance with emergency department standards.
  • Ensures an adequate stock of supplies and proper functioning of equipment.
  • Assists in cost containment through appropriate ordering and conserving of supplies and equipment.
  • Maintains good working relationship with ED staff and physicians.
  • Cooperates with other personnel to achieve departmental objectives, maintain good employee relations and interdepartmental objectives.
  • Good role model for peers.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  • Responds promptly to changes in workload, adjusting assignments as necessary to achieve optimal productivity and efficiency.
  • Response to the patient is appropriate in emergency or physically distressful situations.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Leads one or more employees performing similar work; supervises temporary employees and employees who do not supervise; trains and helps in orientation of new employees to the department.
  • Participates in QI chart review.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-services and workshops; shows responsibility for own professional practice and ongoing education.
  • Expresses educational needs to nurse manager.
  • Willing to provide in-service education for department when called upon.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Professional Requirements:

  • Meets dress code standards for the department.
  • Appearance is neat and clean and is attentive to personal hygiene.
  • Completes annual education requirements.
  • Maintains regulatory requirements as established by the Indiana State Board of Nursing.
  • Maintains standards of care established by Department of Nursing Service and complies with nursing service policies and procedures.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Reports to work on time and as scheduled.
  • Clocks in and out correctly.
  • Is organized and completes work assignment in a timely fashion.
  • Wears hospital name badge while on duty.
  • Cleans and stocks on each shift as patient load allows.
  • Helps with checking out-date medications.
  • Helps keep equipment located in the ER and in working order.
  • Completes in-services and returns in a timely fashion.
  • Attends annual skills fair and department in-services as scheduled.
  • Attends at least 50% of staff meetings annually ( / ); reads and initials staff meeting minutes.
  • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner in the community.
  • Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
  • Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
  • Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the facility, as well as the focus statement of the department.

Job Summary:

Provides indirect patient care in the Emergency Department. Meets the communication needs of the patient/family, departmental staff and medical staff. Implements directions from physicians and nursing staff. Is primary in the smooth running operations of the department.

  • Greets visitors, patients and their families entering the unit.
  • Reports to staff immediately of a call from triage and verifies that the staff member did hear them.
  • Logs all patients in the Emergency Department logbook.
  • Completes daily census/stats.
  • Completes and maintains the “On Call” Board.
  • Enters and verifies orders for admissions in the computer system. Documents the time orders were placed in the computer on Emergency Department Record.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to charge nurse, coworkers and physicians.
  • Consults other departments, as appropriate, to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
  • Monitors radiology and lab culture results at 1000 and 1600 daily, logs them in excel and brings to the attention of the Charge Nurse.
  • Gathers all of the departmental logs monthly and submits them to NCM and puts out the new log
  • Takes specimens to the Clinical Laboratory.
  • Maintains adequate quantity of forms, materials, supplies and equipment inventory in the unit.
  • Assists in cost containment through appropriate ordering and conserving of supplies and equipment.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.
  • Interacts professionally with patients and their families and provides explanations and verbal reassurance as necessary while maintaining HIPPA standards.
  • Is able to tactfully monitor visitor control.
  • Performs all patient and family interactions in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Maintains age specific safety precautions.
  • Obtains appropriate nursing staff to assist physicians in the care of the patient.
  • Maintains good working relationships both within in the department and with other departments.
  • Provides for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs and works closely with other departments to ensure that patient care orders are executed timely and accurately.
  • Meets current standards and policies in documentation.
  • Responds quickly and accurately to all inquiry telephone calls to the unit.
  • Answers telephone and the radio in a polite manner and communicates information to the appropriate personnel or family.
  • Closely monitors the IHERN and notifies nursing and the physician of an IHERN call. Takes report only if nursing is not available and directs them to do so.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly, including familiarity with the computer, fax, copy machine, etc.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities.
  • Observes policies and procedures in assisting and directing patients, staff and visitors.
  • Maintains regulatory requirements, nursing and hospital policies and procedures and standards, including infection control, safety regulations and guidelines.
  • Assists with meal service for the patients when asked to do so.
  • Monitors and sends equipment for sterilization daily
  • Maintains an accurate and orderly filing system.
  • Keeps the nursing desk area neat and tidy and a suitable place to work.
  • Does not eat at the desk.
  • Aids in the admission process by connecting with the registration, HS, and case managers. Gathers relevant patient information and orders as needed and routes information to appropriate hospital personnel.
  • Organizes and checks the charts for completion, time accuracy, correct charges and meds charted after patient release.
  • Familiarizes self with the process for air transport and safety issues.
  • Follows through on tasks and shows interest in work. Keen attention to accuracy and completeness of work.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested by charge nurse or nurse manager
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Lead Unit Clerk.

Professional Requirements:

  • Meets dress code standards for the department; appearance is neat and clean.
  • Completes annual education requirements.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Maintains regulatory requirements.
  • Reports to work on time and as scheduled.
  • Uses time-clock system correctly.
  • Wears hospital name badge while on duty.
  • Is organized and completes work assignment in a timely fashion.
  • Cleans nursing and physician work station with sanitizer and stocks on each shift as patient load allows.
  • Helps keep equipment located in the ER and in working order.
  • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner in the community.
  • Attends department in-services as scheduled.
  • Attends annual skills fair as scheduled.
  • Attends at least 50% of staff meetings annually ( / ); reads and initials staff meeting minutes.
  • Actively participates in the department’s continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
  • Cheerful and pleasant to work with. Uses professional behavior.
  • Keeps mind focused on work and helps to minimize rumors in the department.
  • Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
  • Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the facility as well as the focus statement of the department.

Regulatory Requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalent with one (1) year experience in an acute care hospital preferred
  • Medical terminology course helpful and preferred
  • BLS Certification preferred but not required

Language Skills:

  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.

Skills:

  • Basic computer knowledge (encouraged and recommended).
  • Medical terminology.

Physical Demands:

For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, see following description.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care.

Seeking part time day/evening dietary aide/cook to join our team. Previous food service experience required. Must work every other weekend. Benefit eligible.

We are currently seeking a friendly, patient-focused person who is responsible for greeting incoming patients with exceptional customer service skills, distributing paperwork to the necessary departments, entering relevant information into the Electronic Medical Record (EMR); including insurance as well as demographic information, and being a team player who works well with co-workers and other departments. You must be flexible to fill in extra shifts.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Enter and verify all patient demographics and billing information at the time of check-in.
  • Handle inquiries and patients arriving for testing.
  • Ensure all paperwork is properly filled out and entered into the system.
  • Collect balances due at time of check-in.
  • Direct patients to various areas of the hospital.
  • Answer phones and transfer calls to appropriate departments successfully
  • Obtain signed statements.
  • Store patients’ valuables.
  • Record payments.
  • Perform insurance data entry.
  • Follow all Hospital and Departmental Policies and Procedures
  • Perform admissions and transfers in a very timely manner

We are currently hiring for a PRN Registration Clerk.The position is PRN (fill in or cover shifts) which could be days, evenings, nights, overnights, or weekendsYou MUST be flexible to fill in extra shifts.

Required:

  • High School Diploma
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Organizational Skills

We are looking for a PRN Respiratory Therapist. RRT or CRT required. This position will be rotating shifts.

Putnam County Hospital is looking to fill a Corporate Officer Position as part of their Senior Leadership Team.

Position Title: Chief Financial Officer

The Chief Financial Officer directs and implements policies for the financial areas of the facility, including accounting, budgetary, audits, tax and other financial planning activities within the hospital organization, as well as provides management of respective department heads.

Job Summary:

  • Directs the organization’s financial planning and accounting practices as well as its relationship with lending institutions, shareholders and the financial community. Oversees and directs treasury, budgeting, audit, tax, accounting, purchasing, real estate and insurance activities for the organization. Directs the Controller in providing and directing procedures and systems necessary to maintain proper records and to afford adequate accounting controls and services. Appraises the organization’s financial position and issues periodic financial and operating reports. Analyzes, consolidates and directs all cost accounting procedures together with other statistical and routine reports. Directs and analyzes studies of general economic, business and financial conditions and their impact on the organization’s policies and operations.
  • Participates in the facility’s long-term and short-term financial process.
  • Directs and participates in the development of accounting, admission, credit/collection and internal control policies and systems and addresses related policy/system issues.
  • Coordinates and controls the facility’s cash and investment management activities.
  • Provides advice and guidance as necessary in preparing and analyzing financial reports and executing appropriate responsive actions.
  • Assists in evaluating the adequacy of the hospital’s insurance coverage and in handling special/sensitive cases or problems and providing advice and guidance as necessary in preparing and analyzing risk management and insurance reports and appropriate executive responsive actions.
  • Serves as a liaison between the department directors and other hospital administrators/ managers in coordinating interdepartmental planning efforts and addressing major issues.
  • Coordinates and controls the facility’s short-term cash activities in accordance with established financial policies and objectives.
  • Evaluates data processing needs on an ongoing basis and adapts programs to changing needs.
  • Directs the hospital’s banks in executing cash management decisions and works with the appropriate investment managers in coordinating fund transfers and monitoring investment performance.
  • Recommends appropriate actions and strategies to respond to projected economic trends and/or regulatory changes.
  • Participates in the analysis of the financial implications of proposed capital projects and expenditures and recommends the execution of appropriate measures to respond to projected economic trends and/or regulatory changes.
  • Revenue cycle knowledge and problem solving
  • Leadership and management of Finance Department, Business Office, Registration, Network Services, Materials and Health Information (HIM) department.
  • Provides advice and assistance to department heads and managers in analyzing and interpreting financial data and reports and in presenting that information to their departments and/or physician groups.
  • Ensures that accurate information is provided on a timely basis and assists, as needed, in facilitating the efficient conduct of external audits, examinations and related financial projects.
  • Maintains regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and JCAHO regulations
  • Attends annual review and performs departmental in-services
  • Works at maintaining a good rapport and a cooperative working relationship with physicians, departments and staff.
  • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
  • Attends committee, CQI and management meetings, as appropriate.
  • Resolves personnel concerns at the departmental level, utilizing the grievance process as required.
  • Ensures compliance with policies and procedures regarding department operations, fire, safety and infection control.
  • Effectively and consistently communicates administrative directive to personnel and encourages interactive departmental meetings and discussions.
  • Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
  • Communicates the mission, vision and values of the facility, as well as the focus statement of the department.

Education/Experience requirement:

  • Must have thorough knowledge of accounting, finance, reimbursement, budgeting, credit and collection as relates to healthcare.
  • BS Degree in Accounting or Finance is required. CPA desirable
  • Requires three to five (3-5) years of prior management experience in a hospital or healthcare setting.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills including the ability to effectively communicate with persons throughout the organization, including clinicians and governing board members
  • Knowledge of the principles and skills needed to provide fiscal control for a diverse set of healthcare services
  • Ability to analyze and resolve complex issues, both logical and interpersonal